11 Points, the listicle site for people who hate top-ten lists, compiled just under one dozen “scandalous” revelations from Dustin “Screech” Diamond’s book about Saved By The Bell, including the threesomes, cheating cast members, drug abuse, and Screech’s claim that he has slept with… wait, how many women?!
-Diamond’s apparently self-published book is being promoted as a sexual-conquest-tell-all, complete with the claim that he has slept with over 2,000 women. His ploy: hang around Disneyland until a girl recognizes him. Score.
-He backs up the claim that we’ve been hearing about for years: Mario Lopez allegedly slept with a girl who then claimed rape. NBC then (also allegedly) paid her hush money to the tune of fifty grand. Only author Dustin Diamond does not use the word “allegedly.”
-Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was dating a guest star… while sleeping with both Lopez and Mark Paul Gosselaar, often running between trailers to keep up the ruse.
-Elizabeth Berkeley did the same thing with her co-stars. Lark Voorhies, aka Lisa Turtle, was the “sloppy thirds,” as they say, and then married Martin Lawrence, who allegedly verbally abused her to the point where she recoiled from the sight of a man, any man.
-They all smoked pot while filming the anti-drug episodes. Obviously.
-The only woman of this “2,000” that Screech actually names was the then-head of NBC’s children’s programming, who died years ago.
-Gosselaar admitted to taking steroids to buff up for “The College Years.”
-Ed Alonzo, who played the owner of The Max, may have been the longtime boyfriend of Neil Patrick Harris before Harris came out.
-And Screech/Diamond claims an executive producer had threesomes with Gosselaar and Thiessen in his office. Over and over again…
Oy. If you still want to read about all this garbage that tarnished your wholesome, crappy show, click here.